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Boundary County Translator District

Regular Meeting—Board of Directors

 

February 21th, 2012

Vice-Chairman Barry Coleman called the regular meeting of the Boundary County Translator District Board of Directors to order.      

 

1.     Roll Call Present:

a.       Board Members:

Barry Coleman                                   Michael Listman

Rita Pensmith                                     Anthony Compton     

 

Also Present:

Nick Johnson                                      Deborah Youngwirth

 

 

2.     Minutes of Previous Meeting

Anthony Compton motioned to approve November 2011 minutes and Mike Listman seconded, motion carried.  There was no quorum for the December and January meetings, and no minutes for approval.

 

3.     Treasurer’s Report

a.       Anthony Compton motioned to approve treasurer’s report as presented Rita Pensmith seconded, motion carried.

 

4.     Old Business:

a.                   Pictures of items to be disposed of – tabled to July meeting. 

 

 

5.     Maintenance Report

a.       Tower on Copper Creek – still waiting for approval from Forest Service – they are waiting for final approval from the archeologist that needs to sign off.  That won’t be able to happen until summer when they can get to the site for evaluation.

b.      Channel 2 – has been out for last several days – is now back up and running. 

 

         

6.     New Business:

a.       Roger Fraser – resignation letter – the board accepted Roger’s resignation.

b.      Copper Creek Site Service Fee – this issue appears to be resolved – discussion surrounded around why the difference between site service fee between two sites.  It’s dependent on number of renters on each site.

c.       Verizon, Sheriff’s Office and Ambulance Rack Space and Electric Share – the power bills have been substantial and discussion surrounded over the issue of if Verizon is on their own meter or if we are paying their power bill.  If so, this needs to be re-visited and determine Verizon needs to be charged a larger amount of the power bill.

d.      Board Membership Application – Barry presented a proposed form for application for membership.  Although it is a little formal, it is a start to putting a process in place to ensure we have board members fitting the requirements.  Anthony Compton motioned to approve the application form, Rita Pensmith seconded, motion approved.

e.       Re-broadcasting stations maintenance – Nick brought up the fact that one of the stations on Black Mountain appears to be using district equipment.  He will look into this more to determine if this is the case and resolve.

f.       Allen Gemmrig – has unofficially resigned, but has not submitted it in writing yet. 

g.      NTA meeting – Mike Listman would be willing to go to the meeting, but if anyone else is able to go then that will be re-visited.

h.      Meeting Time – discussed possibility of moving meeting time to 4pm instead of 5pm.  This didn’t work well for all board members, so the time will stay the same at 5pm.

 

 

7.     Emergency Response Committee Report:

a.       None.

 

8.     Tax Waiver Applications:

a.       Terry & Susan Howe – North of Log Cabin Road, Moyie Springs, Idaho – Affidavit is accepted but has been determined to receive signal and therefore tax will continue to be assessed.  A letter will be sent to Terry & Susan to let them know.

b.      Phillip Shanklin – Lot 10 Welcome Ranch Plat Sec 3 T64N R2E – Affidavit is accepted but has been determined to receive signal and therefore tax will continue to be assessed.  A letter will be sent to Mr. Shanklin to let him know.

c.       Charles Denton – 163 Curley Creek Road – Affidavit is accepted but has been determined to receive signal and therefore tax will continue to be assessed.  A letter will be sent to Mr. Denton to let him know.

 

 

  Mike Listman motioned to adjourn, Anthony Compton seconded, motion carried.

 

Next Meeting:  Tuesday, March 20th, 2012, 5:00 p.m.  @ Bonners Ferry Visitors Center.